Poll: Majority of Utahns view President Trump unfavorably

President Donald Trump’s favorability rating has dipped slightly in Utah since April according to a new UtahPolicy.com survey.

52% of Utahns say they have an unfavorable view of the president, including 38% who replied “very unfavorable.” 45% say they view Trump favorably.

In a similar survey from April, 50% of Utahns said they held an unfavorable view of Trump.


Utahns view Trump much more favorably than the nation as a whole. The most recent Gallup survey showed Trump’s national approval rating is just 38% compared with 56% who say they disapprove.

Utah Republicans are solidly behind the President, with 70% viewing him favorably (27% “very favorable” and 43% “somewhat favorable”).

Not surprisingly, Utah Democrats absolutely hate Trump, with only 1% saying they view him “somewhat favorably.” 98% hold an unfavorable opinion of Trump. That number includes 92% who see him very unfavorably.

72% of independent voters in Utah hold an unfavorable opinion of Trump, while 25% see him in a favorable light.

Women in Utah still dislike President Trump. 54% say they see him unfavorably and 43% with a favorable opinion. That’s a slight improvement over April when Utah women had a negative opinion of Trump 56-39%.

Men in Utah have soured on Trump recently. 52% in our most recent poll say they have a negative view of Trump while 46% see him favorably. That’s a reversal from our April survey when men held a favorable view 54-44%.

Utah conservatives hold a positive opinion of Trump, while moderates and liberals are definitely not fans.

  • 90% of “very conservative” Utahns view Trump favorably.
  • “Somewhat conservative” Utahns approve of Trump 52-43%.
  • Utahns who say they are political moderates see President Trump unfavorably 74-23%.
  • Nearly every Utahns who is “somewhat liberal” holds an unfavorable view of Trump. That number breaks against the president 99-1%.
  • “Very liberal” Utahns also dislike Trump 98-2%.

The Dan Jones & Associates survey was conducted May 31 – June 5, 2017, among 607 registered Utah voters with a margin of error +/- 3.98%.